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Canadian News

CBC News
The high-speed hard sell: why the F-35 is coming to a Canadian air show

Global News
Racist materials found in ex-army reservist’s truck

RCN News
RIMPAC 2020 wants you to design their logo - Photo

CBC News
Westjet drops 737 Max 8 from busy holiday-season flight schedule

Environment Canada News
Tropical Cyclone Information Statements issued For Quebec and the Maritimes - More

The Chronicle Herald
Link between hurricanes and sea level worrisome, Dalhousie University researcher says

The Chronicle Herald
HMS Queen Elizabeth to visit Halifax

Bloomberg News
The most livable city in North America is... not Toronto

CBC News
Bernier walks back 'mentally unstable' attack on Greta Thunberg - then calls activist a 'pawn' - More

CBC News
Dominic Barton named Canada's next ambassador to China - More - More

The Globe and Mail
China urges new Canadian ambassador to ‘reflect on mistakes’ Ottawa has made

Global News
Yahoo email, other services go down, company working ‘especially hard’ to fix this

Global News
Some salmon no longer need helicopters to lift them past Fraser River slide

Canadian Commentary

Randy Boyagoda | The Globe and Mail
How my dumbphone made me smarter

Simon Usherwood | The Globe and Mail
British short-termism is going to be a long-term problem

Ian Buruma | The Globe and Mail
In the Brexit mess, where does the will of the British people truly lie?

Andrew Coyne | National Post
Boris Johnson's defeat is a victory for the power of Parliament

Editorial | The Globe and Mail
How bad is Boris Johnson? We can’t even find the words.

Patricia Treble | Maclean’s
Prince Harry must decide what kind of royal he wants to be

Editorial | The Globe and Mail
Carrie Lam just admitted what everyone knows: Beijing calls the shots

Terry Glavin | National Post
Why are we allowing China to bully Canadians here?

Abdullah Shihipar and Chris Ramsaroop | The Globe and Mail
Canada isn’t immune when it comes to mistreating migrants within our borders

Christie Blatchford | National Post
I have had dogs my whole life, but Obie Blatchford was my 'one'

Editorial Board | The Toronto Star
How low can Maxime Bernier go?

Yanik Dumont Baron | Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Y a-t-il trop de touristes sur la planète?

François Brousseau | Nouvelles Radio-Canada
Brexit : trois claques au visage pour Boris Johnson

Jacques N. Godbout | 45e Nord
Le guêpier yéménite, symbole des failles de la stratégie offensive saoudienne

International News

The Associated Press
A-10C Accidentally Fires Rocket Near Tucson - More

The Miami Herald
Trump cuts $17 million project at Tyndall AFB to pay for border wall

USNI News
Commander of 2nd Fleet Orders Warships Out of Hampton Roads - More

USNI News
Funds for Navy Repair Facilities, European Defense Initiative Shifted to Border Wall

Tulsa World
Oklahoma WWII veteran who died without survivors honored by community, state leaders

Agence France-Presse
Trump administration pulls plug on energy-efficient bulb rules

Agence France-Presse
Trump continues to defend incorrect map of Hurricane Dorian path

The Associated Press
Mr Never Wrong: Storm spat underscores Trump’s mindset - More - More

The Associated Press
Hurricane Dorian grazes Carolina coast, aims for Outer Banks

BBC News
US braced for 'life-threatening' storm surge - More

The Associated Press
Smart car parked in Florida couple’s kitchen, so hurricane wouldn’t blow it away

BBC News
Raspberry Pi computer looks down on Earth

CBC News
How Europe sees Boris Johnson's Brexit manoeuvres

BBC News
Boris Johnson attacks Jeremy Corbyn for blocking a general election - More

BBC News
Brexit: Bill designed to stop no-deal 'will clear Lords'

Maclean’s
Jacob Rees-Mogg, the U.K.’s sleepiest MP

BBC News
Iran tanker: US offers captain millions to hand over ship

Agence France-Presse
Taliban kill at least 10 in 'horrifying' Kabul bombing

Reuters News Agency
At least 12 killed in Kabul suicide bombing including NATO soldiers

The Associated Press
Taliban attacks test Trump as he seeks to end Afghan war

Reuters News Agency
Carrie Lam hopes extradition bill's withdrawal will help solve Hong Kong's crisis

Agence France-Presse
Hong Kong leader calls for dialogue after protesters reject concession

Agence France-Presse
US, China to resume trade talks in Washington in October

The Telegraph
Three ways the U.S. is losing in Trump's 'good and easy to win' trade war with China

Agence France-Presse
Bolivia has lost 1.7 million hectares to fire

Agence France-Presse
Au moins 20 morts aux Bahamas ravagées par « Dorian »

Nouvelles Radio-Canada
70.000 personnes en situation d'urgence aux Bahamas

Agence France-Presse
Espérant des élections, Boris Johnson revoit sa stratégie après plusieurs revers

Agence de Presse Reuters
Johnson renonce à bloquer la loi sur le report du Brexit

Agence de Presse Reuters
Un Brexit sans accord ne serait pas aussi grave que redouté, selon Mark Carney

Agence France-Presse
Crash du Rio-Paris : les juges ordonnent un non-lieu pour Airbus et Air France - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
Erdoğan menace de rouvrir les portes de l'Europe aux réfugiés syriens

45e Nord
Washington a offert de l’argent à un capitaine pour saisir un navire iranien

Agence France-Presse
Annonce de l'Iran sur le nucléaire : Israël veut plus de « pression » sur Téhéran

Agence de Presse Reuters
Netanyahu se dit opposé à tout dialogue avec l'Iran

Agence de Presse Reuters
Attentat suicide des taliban dans le centre de Kaboul, 10 morts

Agence France-Presse
Hong Kong : la cheffe de l'exécutif appelle au dialogue, malgré le scepticisme

Agence de Presse Reuters
Carrie Lam dit avoir le plein soutien de Pékin

Agence France-Presse
Guerre commerciale : la Chine annonce des négociations en octobre aux USA - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
La Corée du Nord demande à l'Onu de réduire son personnel humanitaire

International Commentary

David A. Graham | The Atlantic
Populism Isn’t So Popular After All

Eugene Robinson | The Washington Post
Trump’s Sharpie-doctored hurricane map embodies the man

David A. Graham | The Atlantic
Trump’s Most Pointless Lie

Mark Gongloff | Bloomberg Opinion
Boris Johnson Bungles His Dream Job

Editorial Board | Bloomberg Opinion
Boris Johnson Has Badly Miscalculated

Books

Lives Lived

Benjamin Shingler and John MacFarlane | CBC News
Desmond Morton has died aged 81

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